Boulanger, Dalbavie & Tchaikovsky

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Wed 18 May 2022 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke's, London

Lili Boulanger D’un matin de printemps
Marc-André Dalbavie Flute Concerto
Tchaikovsky Symphony No 4

Marta Gardolińska conductor
Gareth Davies flute
London Symphony Orchestra

Tickets: £35

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£5 for under-18s
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On sale dates

Priority Booking 
From Friday 22 October 10am: LSO Patrons, LSO Pioneers & LSO Ambassador Friends
From Monday 25 October 10am: all LSO Friends (Ambassador, Benefactor, Associate & Supporter levels)

Public Booking
From Tuesday 2 November 10am


Please note that finish times are approximate and subject to change

Big music in a small venue. Up close in LSO St Luke’s, guest conductor Marta Gardolińska makes the air shake with music by Boulanger, Dalbavie and Tchaikovsky – his volcanic Fourth Symphony.

The orchestra shouts, and a solo flute turns dizzying cartwheels. Savage fanfares sound: and Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony plunges into a life-or-death struggle with the force he called ‘Fate’. And in another world, a young genius distils the vitality of a spring morning into music that glistens like dew.

If this concert sounds colourful, that’s because it is – and up close, in the intimate performance space of LSO St Luke’s, you’ll feel every glint of light and roar of terror. The luminous optimism of the young Lili Boulanger is poles apart from the raw passion and white-hot melodies of Tchaikovsky’s semi-autobiographical symphony, but guest conductor Marta Gardolińska will make them both spring vividly to life – just as the LSO’s Principal Flute Gareth Davies will bring out all the dazzle and daring of Dalbavie’s supercharged 21st-century classic.


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Need to know

We are doing everything we can to make your visit safe and enjoyable. Below are answers to some FAQs, and you can find further information here.

What other safety measures are in place once inside?

  • Staff and audience members are encouraged to wear a face covering inside LSO St Luke's at all times unless exempt.
  • The hall and each seat will be cleaned between performances.
  • Hand sanitising stations are positioned at the entrance and around the building.
  • Programme notes are digital and donation points use contactless technology.
  • An official NHS QR code poster is displayed at the entrance to the venue, so visitors can 'check in' on the NHS Test & Trace app.
  • Audience members are asked not to arrive earlier than 30 minutes before concerts.

What if I or someone I know develops Coronavirus symptoms before the concert?

Please stay at home if you are experiencing any symptoms of Covid-19 or if you’ve recently been in contact with someone who has the virus.

Concert Programmes

You can print a programme at home in advance. Free print outs will be available at LSO St Luke's.

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